China's Record Trade Surplus; Real Estate; Xi-Biden; PBOC's Carbon Lending Tool; Japan's New Human Rights Advisor; TSMC's Acquiescence to US Demands; Unicorns.

Intelligence and Insights on China's government actions, foreign policy, economy, and the capital markets

All that glitters is not gold.

China’s latest trade figures may mask more difficult trends, as soaring prices for inputs continue to put the screws on the economic powerhouse.

The way forward on financing emerging technologies for carbon reduction has been partially revealed, with varying predictions indicating a boom for select green industries.

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